The external commercial borrowing (ECB) limit for non-banking finance companies(NBFCs) has been been raised by the the Reserve Bank of India and classified as infrastructure finance companies (IFCs).
India Infoline Finance would issue non-convertible debentures worth Rs 525 crore with an option to retain over-subscription of a similar amount. In other words, the non-banking finance arm of India Infoline would mop up a maximum of Rs 1,050 crore through this issuanc
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) categorised as Asset Finance Companies (AFCs) to avail of external commercial borrowing (ECB). But the central bank imposed certain conditions for such NBFCs to access ECB window. One of the condition is that they would avail ECB under the automatic route with minimum average maturity of five years. Further, the funds raised through the ECB route must
Media reports indicate that Bajaj Finserv is one of the non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) that applied for a banking license with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Bajaj Finserv is the holding company for the financial services businesses of the Bajaj Group. After getting license, the holding firm plans to convert the assets of its subsidiary Bajaj Finance - also known as Bajaj Finserv Lending - into a bank, reports indicate
US private equity fund (PE) Carlyle Group plans to expand its presence in India and is looking at innovative ways to deepen its India focus, Edward Mathias, Managing Director and a board member of the group, said. As part of this plan, the PE investor would set up a non-banking finance company (NBFC) lend to Indian corporates. The PE fund also plans to raise a fund in India in order to invest across sectors, including retail, defence and i
In order to finance its growth plans, Shriram Transport Finance plans to launch public issue for Rs 1,000 crore worth of debt instruments. The company reportedly requires Rs 20,000-25,000 crore to meet disbursements every year, the majority of which would be met through debt and our own business. The company, which forayed into equipment finance business last year, has not performed well in that verti
Data collected by Prime Database shows that the share of financial sector entities in the total amount raised through private placement of bonds during April-September 2012 declined to 73.1 per cent from 90.3 per cent in 2011-12 and 78.3 per cent in 2010-11. The financial entities include primarily banks and non-banking finance companies (NBFCs). According to som
Having received approval from the Sebi for setting up an infra debt fund (IDF) through the mutual fund route, Srei Infrastructure Finance would begin the process now and hopes to launch it in January 2013. This information was given by Hemant Kanoria, Chairman and Managing Director of Srei to a leading media agency